Murder, an Analysis of Its Forms, Conditions, and Causes

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McFarland, 1990 - Social Science - 277 pages
A unique study providing evidence that murder is predictable and the exceptionally high murder rate in the United States is reduceable. Part I examines 50 case histories and an analysis of 912 homicides from an original study made in Erie County (Buffalo), New York. Part II discusses multicide, serial killers, and mass murderers. Part III covers assassinations and executions and a final part presents conclusions.
 

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Contents

Who Kills Whom How and Why
27
The Conditions and Dispositions of Homicide
44
Genocide
57
Serial Killings and Mass Murder
74
Assassination for Money
95
Terror for a Cause
112
Murder by Death
128
Murder Now and Then
157
Logos
178
Appendix
195
Notes
253

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